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Lets Roll Unit 1. Question 1. What is the study of the Earth’s surface and the process that shapes it, the connection between places, and the complex relationship between people and their environment? . Answer. Geography. Question 2. What 2 Hemispheres does the Equator cut the Earth into?. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Question 1What is the study of the Earths surface and the process that shapes it, the connection between places, and the complex relationship between people and their environment? AnswerGeography

Question 2What 2 Hemispheres does the Equator cut the Earth into?Answer

Question 3What is the name of the most important line of longitude?Answer

Question 4What is the name of a person who makes and creates Maps?Answer

CartographerQuestion 5 When the Earth is cut in half, what is it called?Answer

Question 6What is the name of the lines that run north and south but measure west and east?Answer

LongitudeQuestion 7What part of the Map contains symbols and explains what those symbols mean?Answer

Question 8How many themes of Geography are there?Answer

Question 9What is the name of the most important line of latitude?Answer

EquatorQuestion 10What is name of the lines that run west and east but measure north and south?Answer

Question 11The Prime Meridian cuts the Earth into what 2 hemispheres?Answer

Question 12Which one of the 5 themes deals with a part of the Earth that shares one or more Characteristics?AnswerRegions

Question 13What line of latitude is found at 23.5 N?AnswerTropic of Cancer at 23.5N

Question 14What is the Exact position of a place on the Earth?AnswerAbsolute Location

Question 15What part of the Map compares the distance on a map to the actual distance on the Earth?Answers

Question 16What is the name of the other half of the Prime Meridian?Answer

180th MeridianQuestion 17What are the Characteristics of a Place?Answer

Human & Physical CharacteristicsQuestion 18What route do Navigators use to find the shortest, fastest, and closest distance between 2 places?AnswerGreat Circle Route

Questions 19North America is located in which 2 Hemispheres?AnswerNorthern & Western Hemispheres

Question 20What type of map uses color to display land elevations?Answer Physical & Topographic

Question 21What happens to the round Earth when it is put on a flat surface?AnswerDistortion Stretching and Shrinking so it fits

Question 22What Map is most commonly used by Navigators?AnswerMercator Map

Question 23What type of Map is most commonly used in this classroom?AnswerRobinson Map

Question 24What is the systematic way of locating places using latitude and longitude lines? Absolute location.AnswerGrid System

Question 25Who created the landforms and physical features of the Earth?AnswerNature

Question 26What are the 4 major landforms?AnswerMountainsHillsPlateausPlains

Question 27What are the 4 Cardinal Directions?Answer

Question 28What are the 4 Intermediate Directions?Answer

Question 29What is the approximate size of the Earth?Answer24,000 miles round

Question 30What does the Earth orbit around and how many days does it take?AnswerThe Sun & 365 days